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Hugging the shore : essays and criticism

Author: John Updike
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Publishing Group, 2012.
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A collection of short pieces, including book reviews done for the New Yorker since about 1975.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
ISBN: 9780679645849 0679645845 1299073875 9781299073876
OCLC Number: 824570206
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Person and Place --
Interview with Insufficiently Famous Americans --
The Pal --
One's Neighbor's Wife --
The Running Mate --
The Counsellor --
The Golf Course Owner --
The Child Bride --
The Mailman --
The Widow --
The Undertaker --
The Bankrupt Man --
The Tarbox Police --
Venezuela for Visitors --
The Chaste Planet --
Invasion of the Book Envelopes --
Golf Dreams --
Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Masters --
New England --
The First Kiss --
One There --
Going Barefoot --
Common Land --
New England Churches --
A Mild Complaint --
Other People's Books --
Three Talk on American Masters --
Hawthorne's Creed --
Melville's Withdrawal --
Whitman's Egothbism --
Letters --
The Bear Who Hated Life --
Simple-Minded Jim --
Advancing Over Water --
Nothing Is Easy --
An Armful of Field Flowers --
Hem Battles the Pack; Wins, Loses --
The Doctor's Son --
The Shining Note --
Wilson and Nabokov --
Edmund Wilson's Fiction: A Personal Account --
An Earlier Day --
The Cuckoo and the Rooster --
An Introduction to Nabokov's Lectures --
The Fancy-Ftoger Takes the Lectern --
Proud Happiness --
Vale, VN --
Bellow, Vonnegut, Tyler, Le Guin, Cheever --
Draping Radiance with a Worn Veil --
Toppling Tower Seen by a Whirling Soul --
All's Well in Skyscraper National Park --
Family Ways --
Loosened Roots --
Imagining Things --
On Such a Beautiful Green Little Planet --
Some British --
Jake and Lolly Opt Out --
Indestructible Elena --
An Introduction to Three Novels by Henry Green --
Green Green --
Through the Mid-Life Crisis with James Boswell, Esq --
Spark, Murdich, Trevor, Drabble --
Topnotch Witcheries --
Worlds and Worlds --
Drabbling in the Mud --
Of Heresy and Loot --
Coming into Her Own --
Some Irish --
Small Cheer from the Old Sod --
Flann Again --
An Old-Fashioned Novel --
Jarry, Queneau, Celine, Pinget --
Human Capacities --
Thirty-four Years Late, Twice --
The Strange Case of Dr. Destouches and M. Celine --
Robert Pinget --
Northern Europeans --
A Primal Modern --
Saddled with the World --
Scheherazade --
Brecht's Dicta --
Discontent in Deutsch --
Disaffection in Deutsch --
Calvino, Grass, Boll --
Metropolises of the Mind --
Card Tricks --
Readers and Writers --
Fish Story --
The Squeeze Is On --
Eastern Europeans --
Polish Metamorphoses --
Czarist Shadows, Soviet Lilacs --
Czech Angels --
Lem and Pym, Stead and Jones --
Lem and Pym --
Selda, Lilia, Great Gram, and Other Ladies in Distress --
Eva and Eleanor Everywomam --
Some Nachtmusik, From All Over --
No Dearth of Death --
Dark Smile, Devilish Saints --
Layers of Ambiguity --
Stalled Starters --
Barthes. Berlin. Cioran --
Roland Barthes --
Texts and Men --
The Last of Barthes --
A Monk Manque --
Poets --
The Heaven of an Old Home --
Alone but Not Aloof --
Owlish and Fishy --
Sissman's Prose --
Sissman's Poetry --
Three Poems on Being a Poet, by Yevgeny Yevtushenko --
Stand Fast I Must --
Tales --
Magic Mirrors --
Fiabe Italiane --
A Feast of Reason --
Happy on Nono Despite Odosha --
The World Called Third --
Africa Accents --
Mixed Report from the Interior --
Journeyers --
Raman and Daisy and Olivia and the Nawah --
India Going On --
The Far East --
Spent Arrows and First Buddings --
From Fumie to Sony --
The Giant Who Isn't There --
The Long and Reluctant Stasis of Wan-li --
Art and Act --
Gaiety in the Galleries --
Tote That Quill --
Wright on Writing --
Borges Warmed Over --
Pinter's Unproduced Proust Printed --
Suzie Creamcheese Speaks --
Female Pilgrims --
Long Views --
A Cloud of Witnesses --
Who Wants to Know --
To the Tram Halt Together.
Responsibility: by John Updike.

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A collection of short pieces, including book reviews done for the New Yorker since about 1975.

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